This area of law is what my firm is all about. Injuries cause a multitude of problems. Being in pain, perhaps disabled, if even temporarily, being unable to work, having restless and sleepless nights (which causes irritability the next day), and 101 other things brought on by an injury (all negative), all of these do not leave a victim interested or mentally willing to deal with insurance adjusters. My firm is particularly sensitive to how injuries affect people, and we are plugged in to helping solve problems. First on this list is handling the claims process and insurance adjusters, so the client can concentrate on getting better.
A. Do not discuss the accident with anyone other than the investigating police officer, your doctors, and your lawyer. Insurance representatives are the LAST people you want to talk to. It is okay to talk to them, after your lawyer... Continue Reading »
Q. Can I bring a claim against anyone else, in addition to the workers’ compensation claim?
A. Yes. In many instances, you may bring a claim against the ultimate wrongdoer. This is called a third-party action. Sometimes the claim is against the premises owner or the manufacturer of a defective product. There may be claims against... Continue Reading »
Q. Do I need an attorney?
A. For minor and short-lived injuries, usually no, you don’t need an attorney. If you have suffered a serious or permanent injury, or all or part of your workers’ compensation claim is denied, it is appropriate to hire an attorney.... Continue Reading »
Q. What is the process once I hire a lawyer?
A. The process begins with a meeting with the lawyer. In my office we explain things to you, and ask you to provide information to us so we can begin work on your case. You will be asked to sign... Continue Reading »
Press the Play button ► on the cassette player below to hear this week’s show. You can pause, rewind and fast forward to listen to your favorite parts. In this show Paul elects to dedicate the show to the tragic shooting…